Entry from British & World English dictionary
The quality of being in poor taste because of excessive garishness or sentimentality.
- In the red vinyl booths parents with their kids cooed at the kitchness of the place.
- It had a raw kind of drama and kitchness that was missing from a lot of British stuff at the time.
- The patterns and images he adapts are seductive in their familiarity and kitschness, but also in how they have become suddenly, shimmeringly strange.
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